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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Robert Shaver THREE METHODS OF ETHICS: A DEBATE. By Marcia W. Baron, Philip Pettit, and Michael Slote. Oxford: Blackwell, 1997. Pp. vi, 285. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REE!EWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 109, No. 1 (January 2000) THREE...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Patrick Mayer James Harris, Of Liberty and Necessity: The Free Will Debate in Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. xv + 264 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Aaron V. Garrett, Meaning in Spinoza’s Method...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 431–433.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Anthony Simon Laden LEGITIMATE DIFFERENCES: INTERPRETATION IN THE ABORTION CONTROVERSY AND OTHER PUBLIC DEBATES. By Georgia Warnke. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. Pp. xi, 214. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVEWS The Philosophical...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 281–286.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Gary Varner Cass R. Sunstein and Martha C. Nussbaum, eds., Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions . New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. xi + 338 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Allan Gibbard, Thinking How to Live. Cambridge, MA: Harvard...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 35–82.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Paolo Santorio Know-how and expressivism are usually regarded as disjoint topics, belonging to distant areas of philosophy. This paper argues that, despite obvious differences, the two debates have important similarities. In particular, semantic and conceptual tools developed by expressivists can...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 53–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Anders J. Schoubye M ILLIANISM and DESCRIPTIVISM are without question the two most prominent views with respect to the semantics of proper names. However, debates between MILLIANS and DESCRIPTIVISTS have tended to focus on a fairly narrow set of linguistic data and an equally narrow set of problems...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 205–229.
Published: 01 April 2014
... counterfactuals can yield an appropriate notion of causal redundancy and argues for a negative answer. Second, it examines how this issue bears on the mental causation debate. In particular, it considers the argument that the overdetermination problem simply does not arise on a dependency conception of causation...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Lara Buchak In the peer disagreement debate, three intuitively attractive claims seem to conflict: there is disagreement among peers on many important matters; peer disagreement is a serious challenge to one's own opinion; and yet one should be able to maintain one's opinion on important matters...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Andrew Stephenson This essay considers Kant’s theory of modality in light of a debate in contemporary modal metaphysics and modal logic concerning the Barcan formulas. The comparison provides a new and fruitful perspective on Kant’s complex and sometimes confusing claims about possibility...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 379–428.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of mind in action, this essay examines a debate between David Lewis and Derek Parfit over what matters in survival. Lewis argued that indeterminacy in personal identity allows caring about psychological connectedness and caring about personal identity to amount to the same thing. The essay argues...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 January 2020
... and obligation. Section 5 takes stock and reassesses the score in the debate. Mark well that it is not essential for someone who embraces this order of explanation to hold that promoting value doesn't matter. Even on a strong version of this order of explanation, respect or something else other than promotion...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 395–431.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., and dogmatists. That is, such “bad ideology” cases are, in all relevant respects, just like cases that are thought to count against externalism—except that they intuitively favor externalism. This, the author argues, is a serious worry for internalism. What is more, it bears on the debate over whether...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (3): 337–382.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of the structure of morality and seems to explain certain salient features of the debate over whether the principle is true, goes some way toward recommending it. © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 Thanks to audiences at New York University, Southern Methodist University, and the University...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 97–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
... that truth depends on the world and not the other way around. The present essay argues that mere invocation of this truism does not establish that the basic argument for incompatibilism is question-begging. Further, it seeks to clarify important elements of the debate, including the fixity-of-the-past...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (1): 95–124.
Published: 01 January 2012
... from ordinary interpersonal relationships. On this basis, he concluded that relinquishing moral blame isn't a real possibility for us, given our commitment to personal relationships. If well founded, this conclusion puts the traditional free-will debate in a new light. In particular, insofar...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 179–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
... are determined to do. The conclusion of this much-discussed argument is that the freedom to do otherwise is incompatible with determinism. In order to break a stalemate between incompatibilists and compatibilists in the debate over (FP), this article presents a new Action-Type Argument for (FP). The aim...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 93–117.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Nicolas Bommarito The contemporary discussion of modesty has focused on whether or not modest people are accurate about their own good qualities. This essay argues that this way of framing the debate is unhelpful and offers examples to show that neither ignorance nor accuracy about the good...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 395–425.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Han van Wietmarschen The central question of the peer disagreement debate is: what should you believe about the disputed proposition if you have good reason to believe that an epistemic peer disagrees with you? This article shows that this question is ambiguous between evidential support...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., as opposed to simply picking one of the parties on more subjective grounds or out of pure whim. In addition to the practical consequences of this skeptical view, the article sketches some theoretical implications for debates about saving the greater number and about axiomatic utilitarianism.  7...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 501–532.
Published: 01 October 2009
... to both problems, setting out from the continuity between Kant's early and mature views on sensibility and mind-world relations. Kant's early writings subscribe to an interactionist cosmology opposed to both Leibniz's preestablished harmony and Malebranche's occasionalism. The modern debate on mind-world...